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Who Needs Classical Music?: Cultural Choice and Musical Value

Who Needs Classical Music?

Cultural Choice and Musical Value

Oxford University Press (2002)

During the last few decades, most cultural critics have come to agree that the division between...

Analyzing Classical Form: An Approach for the Classroom

Analyzing Classical Form

An Approach for the Classroom

Oxford University Press (2013)

Analyzing Classical Form offers an approach to the analysis of musical form that is especially...

Journey of a Thousand Miles: My Story
Random House Publishing Group (2008)

“Number One” was a phrase my father—and, for that matter, my mother—repeated time and time again. It...

Classical Music: The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1,000 Greatest Works

Classical Music

The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1,000 Greatest Works

Random House Publishing Group (2011)

MAKE A SOUND INVESTMENT IN CLASSICAL MUSIC Who are the ten most important classical composers? Who...

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8
Cambridge University Press (2000)

This book explores Bruckner's Eighth Symphony (1890) from several angles, offering an accessible...

Bruckner's Symphonies: Analysis, Reception and Cultural Politics

Bruckner's Symphonies

Analysis, Reception and Cultural Politics

Cambridge University Press (2004)

An important 2004 study of Bruckner's symphonies from a comparative, inter-disciplinary perspective.

Form, Program, and Metaphor in the Music of Berlioz
Cambridge University Press (2009)

This book examines how Berlioz used musical forms to represent a narrative, and to depict emotions...

Handel's Oratorios and Eighteenth-Century Thought
Cambridge University Press (1995)

Ruth Smith sheds new light on Handel's oratorio librettists and explores literature, music,...

Ives: Concord Sonata: Piano Sonata No. 2
Cambridge University Press (1996)

Geoffrey Block's wide-ranging account of Charles Ives's Concord Sonata was first published in 1996.

Choral Masterworks: A Listener's Guide
Oxford University Press (2005)

Here are more than fifty illuminating essays on the classic choral masterworks, ranging from...